Beer Events in London
Love locking those lips around a cold pint of lager? Boast knowledge of some of the best breweries in the business? Then it looks like this selection of beer events in London is the list for you. From London beer tastings and tours, to brunches and meaty pairings, check out our recommendations for the best beer events and tastings in London and crack into a cold one today.
Last updated on 20th September 2017
Guests of this four hour tasting tour of five of East London's most popular microbreweries will gain unique insight into the workings of a fast-growing beer operation. Expect delicious tastings, expert commentary and a history of brewing in the area. You'll even receive a 'certificate of completion' to authenticate your boozy experience.
This beer and live music two-dayer has a firm focus on family fun and accessible, non-pretentious drinking. As well as live jazz acts throughout the day, guests of the event can also try a range of beers and ales, for just £4 a pint, and £2 for half pints.
Following on from a huge success last year, Proud Camden are back this year with another killer Oktoberfest offering, promising authentic German beers and themed-fun galore - all in celebration of the 210th anniversary of Munich's famed beer festival.
Head to the Brewhouse in Highbury and take part in a thrilling beer-making experience full of fun activities and intriguing facts. The event will start with the beer experts teaching guests all about the nitty gritty of actually brewing beer, before guests try their hand at making a pint for themselves. Concluding with a tasting and Q&A session, this event is perfect for any beer fans in London.
Celebrate London's long brewing history with a walking tour led by beer expert Des De Moor. The tour will begin on the edge of the City of London before moving across the Thames. Guests will be led to a handful of world heritage sites- such as The Globe and London Bridge - where some of London's most iconic brews were created and perfected. This beer event promises to leave you with a huge smile and a head full of beer-related facts.
If you're into London-based beers, you'll no doubt know of Southwark Brewery. Opening their doors for a series of tours, tastings and talks, this London beer event promises a try of the brewery's most popular exports, expert commentary on the history of the brand, and also the opportunity to stick around for a few drinks at the brewery's bar post tour.
Crate know how to give it some seriously welly in the London beer department, with some of the coolest beers in East London, but what if you could get to know them behind the scenes? Join them on their tasting and premium tours for drinks, platters and insight aplenty.
Looking for a London beer event that you can head to, every weekend? Then the Draft House is the place for you as their beer brunch not only boasts the finest in craft cold ones, enjoy a brunch burger alongside these delicious and dastardly hops for just £15 a ticket.
Head to Heist Bank for their very own beer festival, with each timeslot highlighting another stellar brewery. There’s also workshops, two free beers, and a food token.
The chipper team at Brewhouse in Islington are showing off their wonderful homemade beers in the only way they know how - by hosting a fun masterclass. The entire session will be led by an expert brewer and will showcase 8 different beers that have been brewed in the micro-brewery at the back. Full of interesting facts and concluding with a delicious burger, this is a beer event in London that you're not likely to forget in a hurry.
Taste your way through five different handcrafted, locally brewed beers inspired by American craft beer. Each beer will be paired with American canapes as the Head Brewer of Belleville Brewery talks you through everything.
Head south to find one of the city's biggest boozy event this October. Brixton rooftop are transforming their rooftop into a beer hall of Munich proportions; think steins of German beer, lederhosen and dirndl and a live Oompah Band.
Bermondsey is one of London's most popular neighbourhoods for microbreweries. This tour promises a showcase of the very best, featuring expert talks on the best ales, a take-home bottle, and, of course, plenty of tastings along the way. One for the beer lovers, this tour will stop at four of South London's most prominent microbreweries.
The Kensington Roof Gardens are hosting the ultimate postgraduate blowout this September. Targeting the thousands of MSC and MBA student set to arrive in London, this event offers them the chance to start their studies with a bang. With great cocktails, huge DJ sets and amazing skyline views over West London, this is one student party well-worth checking out.